The Newmed Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer is gentle, fast, and easy to use. Within 1 second, you will have an accurate temperature reading. Completely hygienic and non-invasive, hold the thermometer 1-2 inches from skin surface, scan and you’re done. Even while someone is sleeping, you can quietly take their temperature without disturbing them.Temperature is clearly displayed in either Fahrenheit or Celsius.Monitor temperature changes with the last 32 stored readings. There’s no chance of cross contamination and no more worry about upsetting your child when it’s time to take temperature. They don’t even need to know! This versatile device provides fast and accurate temperature of the body, room or surface. FDA approved and CE Certified.